Charm photoproduction cross section at 20 GeV

K. Abe, T. C. Bacon, J. Ballam, L. Berny, A. V. Bevan, H. H. Bingham, J. E. Brau, K. Braune, D. Brick, W. M. Bugg, J. Butler, W. Cameron, J. T. Carroll, C. V. Cautis, J. S. Chima, H. O. Cohn, D. C. Colley, G. T. Condo, S. Dado, R. DiamondP. J. Dornan, R. Erickson, T. Fieguth, R. C. Field, L. Fortney, B. Franek, N. Fujiwara, R. Gearhart, T. Glanzman, J. J. Goldberg, G. P. Gopal, A. T. Goshaw, E. S. Hafen, V. Hagopian, G. Hall, E. R. Hancock, T. Handler, H. J. Hargis, E. L. Hart, P. Haridas, K. Hasegawa, T. Hayashino, D. Q. Huang, R. I. Hulsizer, S. Isaacson, M. Jobes, G. E. Kalmus, D. P. Kelsey, J. Kent, T. Kitagaki, J. Lannutti, A. Levy, P. W. Lucas, M. MacDermott, W. A. Mann, T. Maruyama, R. Merenyi, R. Milburn, C. Milstene, K. C. Moffeit, J. J. Murray, A. Napier, S. Noguchi, F. Ochiai, S. O'Neale, A. P.T. Palounek, I. A. Pless, M. Rabin, P. Rankin, W. J. Robertson, A. H. Rogers, E. Ronat, H. Rudnicka, T. Sato, J. Schneps, S. J. Sewell, J. Shank, A. M. Shapiro, C. K. Sinclair, R. Sugahara, A. Suzuki, K. Takahashi, K. Tamai, S. Tanaka, S. Tether, H. B. Wald, W. D. Walker, M. Widgoff, C. G. Wilkins, S. Wolbers, C. A. Woods, Y. Wu, A. Yamaguchi, R. K. Yamamoto, S. Yamashita, G. Yekutieli, Y. Yoshimura, G. P. Yost, H. Yuta

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Forty-seven charm events have been observed in an exposure of the SLAC Hybrid Facility bubble chamber to a 20-GeV backward-scattered laser beam. Thirty-seven events survive all the necessary cuts imposed. Based on this number the total charm cross section is calculated to be 63-28+33 nb.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)156-159
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Physics and Astronomy


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